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enkindle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enkindle  \En*kin"dle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Enkindled};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Enkindling}.] 
  1.  To  set  on  fire;  to  inflame;  to  kindle.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  excite;  to  rouse  into  action  to  incite. 
 
  To  enkindle  the  enthusiasm  of  an  artist.  --Talfourd. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enkindle 
  v  1:  start  burning  [syn:  {kindle}] 
  2:  call  forth;  of  emotions,  feelings,  and  responses;  "arouse 
  pity";  "raise  a  smile";  "evoke  sympathy"  [syn:  {arouse},  {elicit}, 
  {kindle},  {evoke},  {fire},  {raise},  {provoke}] 




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